Is the Philippines an urbanized country?

What does urbanized country mean?

The first, urban population, describes the percentage of the total population living in urban areas, as defined by the country. The second measure, rate of urbanization, describes the projected average rate of change of the size of the urban population over the given period of time.

How many urbanized cities are there in the Philippines?


To date, there are a total of 146 cities in the Philippines, 33 of which are categorized as Highly urbanized cities, 5 are Highly urbanized cities and 108 are Component cities. Highly within Metro Manila are considered highly urbanized.

How much of the Philippines is rural?

Rural population (% of total population) in Philippines was reported at 52.59 % in 2020, according to the World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially recognized sources.

What is the most urbanized country in the world?

This statistic shows a forecast of the top thirty most urbanized countries in the world in 2018.

Top thirty most urbanized countries worldwide in 2018.

Characteristic Urban percentage of population
China, Hong Kong SAR 100%
China, Macao SAR 100%
Singapore 100%

What is the least urbanized country?

The least urbanised populations are mostly in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, with Trindad and Tobago, Burundi, Papua New Guinea, Uganda, Malawi, Nepal and Sri Lanka among the most rural countries.

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